If somebody comes to a neighborhood coffee hour, or goes to a discussion group, and they have a discussion, I do think that people really walk away with a real understanding of the issues.
If you can't see it, you can't be it. It's just having those brilliant women break out and do something – then other girls can say, 'I can do it, too!'
Raising me as a single parent, my mother held many jobs. Most of them had to do with the betterment and the advancement of our community and society at large. I grew up seeing her active in ministries at our church, with the homeless, as a social worker, with elderly, with youth, as a children's rights organizer with the Urban League of Chicago.
I think that every generation will say that technology has gone too far. That's probably always going to be the case. We can't even imagine what our children will have in their adult lives.
I'm stronger knowing that while Donna Rice could be sold, she could not be bought.
I didn't realize I was still grieving for my father at 30-something.